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1

what are the causes of a normocytic anaemia?

- dec production of blood cells (e.g. early ACD)
- inc production of HbS (sickled cells)
- inc destruction of RBCs
- incompensated inc plasma volume (e.g. pregnancy) = pseudo-normocytic anaemia
- Vit B2 or B6 def

2

what is the presentation?

anaemia symptoms
- dyspnoea
- fatigue
- lethargy
- conjunctival pallor